Advocacy Center for the Children of El P
1100 E. Cliff Drive Build. D El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-545-5400 Fax: 915-545-5414
The Advocacy Center for the Children of El Paso facilitates the investigation process for child victims. Volunteers are asked to assist with various activities such as: supervising child victims while in Advocacy center playroom, helping staff to coordinate interviews, phone calls and other clerical assistance. (Background application required)
4687 N. Mesa Ste. 200 El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-544-1799 Fax: 915-544-8746
The Alzheimer’s Association provides education and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease. Volunteers are needed for clerical work. or help to organize diferent community events and if they have good comunication skills they can do presentations to the community. All volunteers will receive a two hour training program on the disease.
Armijo Youth Outreach / Chihuahuita Project
700 E. Seventh St. El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-544-5436( Armijo’s Number) 915-533-6909 (Chihuahuita’s Number)
We provide services to youth ages 7-17. Students will be asked to help tutor youth after school.
Supervisor: Eleanor Poe
816 S. Florence El Paso, TX 79901;
Thrift store: Sunrise Center at 8500 Dyer St. El Paso, TX 79924
Phone: 915-755-4750 Fax: 915-755-4750
The Baptist Clinic provides free medical care for indigent people. Volunteers are needed to interpret for nurses and doctors, count pills, possibly help in reception, take temperature and weight patients, paper work in lab. We also now have a Thrift store and need people to work cash register and help go through clothes and other items that are brought in, wait on customers.Volunteers must be bilingual.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Paso
1724 Wyoming Ave. El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-544-4203 Fax: 915-544-4368
Our volunteer mentors help children build the confidence they need to deal with everyday challenges. Through simple friendship, children discover a world of opportunities and possibilities. Student volunteers can help as tutors and fund raising preparations.
Supervisor: Amit K. Ghosh
4248 Hampshire Lane El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: (915) 373-8650 and 747-7751
Their mission is to offer venues for new and consolidated writers and graphics astists to share their work. They publish bi-annual, bilingual magazines. They offer writing groups and writing workshops to famrworkers and publish thier writings. Spoken and Written Word Poetry is project designed to bring poetry writing and performance workshops to high school students in a juvenile detention center, community centers, and libraries. Volunteers are needed to assist in the writing groups, the coordination of events, promotion, administration, website support, and they could work closely editors and projects directors to gain experience in literary work.
Center for Employment Training
10610 North Loop Dr., Ste. R Socorro, TX 79927
Phone: 915-859-1070 ext.12 Fax: 915-860-9089 E-mail: email@example.com
After orientation, each student will have the opportunity to work one on one and with groups of students’ ages 14-21 tutoring will be the primary activity. Praxis students will participate in programs and presentations such as adult mentoring, leadership development and study skills. May assist GED instructor with GED Preparation class; may help coordinate community service projects and provide some clerical support.
Center for Therapeutic Services
1527 N. Brown #B El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-533-3511 (10-6 PM) Fax: 915-533-3522
The specific areas of assistance that we are seeking include people who are bilingual, help with entertaining children, and assist with Speech therapists and Physical therapist tasks around the office. This internship would be great for people seeking exposure to positions in the Health Science Field for becoming future therapists in any field. This is a semi-professional work environment due to the amount of children coming in and out of the office. The ideal candidates would spend time at the offices of wither Speech Therapy/ Physical Therapy by assisting in hands on projects. This is a great experience for the future that is near and the opportunity is yours once you qualify.
Centro Mujeres de la Esperanza
1101 Birch St. El Paso, TX 79930
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.centromujeres.com
Volunteers are invited to participate in all of the aspects of our organization. While clerical/office work is a part of what we need, if a volunteer has the desire to develop or teach a class in a particular subject they feel comfortable with then that would also be an option.
Child Crisis Center
2100 N. Stevens El Paso, TX 79930
Phone: 915-562-7955 Fax: 915-562-2524 Email: email@example.com
Volunteers work with children ages 1-12 years of age who have been abused or children who are in danger of being abused. UTEP students can help with tutoring after school.
If you are interested in more than 20 hrs we have two other programs that could use persons in the social field; Health Families and Visitation Center. Orientation for coming volunteers is February 21, 2009 from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Christian Women's Job Corporation
Phone: 915-313-9466 FAX: 915-313-9566
Christian Women's Job Corps (CWJC) works to give women in need hope for a future where their dreams can become true and their family can live self-sufficiently. Volunteers are needed for office work, assist with classes (ESL), do some computer work, look for grants and possible writing work.
Community in Schools
1401 Pendale El Paso, TX 79936
Phone: 915-593-7317 Fax: 915-590-5451
CAST will provide an opportunity for students to work with social workers and counselors in the EPISD, Ysleta, and San Elizario school districts. Volunteers will be asked to do a myriad of tasks (research, paper work, interviews, tutoring, supervising, phone interviewing and answering.).
Diocesan Migrant & Refugee Services, Inc.
2400 A. East Yandell El Paso, TX 79903
Phone: 915-532-3975 Fax: 915-532-4071
The specific areas of assistance that we are seeking include people who can translate from Spanish to English, help with mailing packages to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, and assist with other tasks around the office. This internship would be great for people seeking exposure to positions in the legal field, non-profit sector, professional work environmental, or working for a fast-paced office. The ideal candidate could either spend time at the office assisting in projects, or could work from home translating documents.
El Paso Lighthouse for the Blind
200 Washington El Paso, TX. 79908
The El Paso Lighthouse For The Blind offers training, resources, and services to provide the blind and visually impaired with access to the same opportunities and quality of life available to everyone around them. The Lighthouse works with individuals, their families and the community by focusing on the needs, goals and capabilities of each client and on removing physical, economic and social barriers that affect their quality of life. UTEP students are welcome to be part of support groups during orientation/training sessions for the blind and their families, or in special games designed for the blind such as dominoes, billiards and darts. The Radio Reading Program is needing radio announcers as well.
El Paso Public Library-Clardy Fox Branch.
5515 Robert Alva Av. El Paso, TX 79905
Phone: 915-772-0501 Fax: 915-772-7941
Most duties for Praxis volunteers deal with the story time programs we have for children. Set up of craft, producing copies of any documents for the program, and assist in the actual program (not do the program). Any other monthly programs during the month would also see their participation. Lastly normal volunteer duties dealing with books would also be an option.
Habitat for Humanity of El Paso, Inc.
9210 Dyer El Paso, TX 79924
Phone: 915-755-6633 Fax: 915-755-3733
We have many volunteer opportunities for the students, This are some volunteer work we offer:
Office Assistant (clerical work)
Family Selection Committee Members-receive training on family selection, review applications, interview applicants, develop family selection criterion.
Family Nurture Committee Members-receive training on family nurture, meet as family nurture committee, meet with families to discuss financial concerns needs, etc. Facilitate workshops with families on financial literacy, community. Contribute content to newsletter for Habitat Families.
Donor Support-work as part of a team or individually on fund raising initiatives.
Church Relations- to work as a liaison for a church or many churches; also to encourage inter-faith partnerships.
Hospice of El Paso
1440 Miracleway El Paso, TX 79925
Phone: 915-532-5699 ext: 335 Fax: 915-532-7822 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hospice of El Paso, volunteers will be asked to work in the main office assisting the director with clerical tasks, assist with health fairs and Hospice seminars, and assist in medical records.
4994 Fred Wilson El Paso, TX 79906
Phone: 915-532-6971 Ext: 12 Fax: 915-532-0155
UTEP students just can help cleaning cages and walking the animals.
Junior Women’s Club of El Paso
1400 N. Mesa El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-532-6131 or 591-9197
The Junior Women’s Club raises funds for non-profit organizations to assist women and children. Volunteers will be required to assist in town main project “Spooktacular” in the Fall and a Golf Tournament in the Spring. Volunteers will assist with the set up of these events as well as any clerical tasks.
Keystone Wildlife Project
Supervisor: Carol Miller (English Department UTEP Campus)
4200 Doniphan Drive El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-747-6254 English Dept on Campus or 915-584-7088 FAX: 747-6214 E-mail: email@example.com
Volunteers would help in various ways. Some opportunities include trail building and cleanings, help with class presentations, grade school and high school, help with fund raising wants. Also students need to be prepare to work outdoors.
KSCE TV Channel 38 Cable 16
President: Grace Randa
Phone: 915-585-8838 Fax: 915-585-8841 E-mail: KSCE@aol.com
Looking for volunteers with interest in media production. Responsibilities will include in studio camera operation, editing packages, and other general studio activities.
La Posada Home
1020 North Campbell El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-544-4595 Fax: 915-544-2373
La Posada is a transitional shelter for women and their children. They assist families with the difficulty of transition from homelessness to self-sufficiency. Volunteers are asked to do the following activities; tutoring, assisting management, mentoring children, clerical work, accounting, developing presentations for clients, and developing sports program.
Las Americas Immigrant Advocacy Center
1500 E. Yandell El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-544-5126 Fax: 915-544-4041 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
LARAP is a non profit organization that helps refugees obtain political asylum in the United Status. Volunteers for this agency will have an opportunity to translate from Spanish to English, research (Country conditions), clerical assistance, community organizing, and outreach.
9578 Sims Dr D4 El Paso, Tx 79925
Phone: (915) 219-8554
Latinitas focuses on informing, entertaining, and inspiring young Latinas to grow into healthy, confident, and successful Latinas. Our mission to empower Latina youth to succeed through media and technology. Volunteers will have the opportunity to take part in duties concerning our magazine, after-school newsroom to help Latinas develop their journalism skills, outreach workshops & camps, teen reporter intern program, and College Internships.
Lee and Beluah Moor Children’s Home
1100 E. Cliff Drive El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-544-8777 E-mail JThomas@LeeMoo.org
This agency provides adoption services, foster care placements, counseling for adoption and foster care parents, and camping site for children. Volunteers will have direct contact with the clientele on campus. Volunteers will be needed to help supervise children in after school activities, tutoring, monitoring and some office work. One hour orientation plus 30 hour commitment. Must pass criminal background check.
Methodist Children's Home
5959 Gateway West Suite 670 El Paso, TX 79925
Methodist Children's Home offers foster care and family preservation services through its Community Services program. Whether it is illness, conflict, school diffculties, financial issues or marital problems, families facing these challenges can turn to the professinal and caring staff at MCH. Volunteers may contact supervisor for further community service information.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
5400 Suncrest Dr. # A5 El Paso, TX 79912
Phone: 915-584-6355 Fax: 915-584-6399
Volunteers will work in a large variety of areas, including event planning, media relations, attending special events, stuffing envelopes, and delivering supplies.
National Alliance for the Mentally Ill of El Paso- NAMI
4615 Alameda Ave. Rm. 1157 El Paso, TX 79905
Phone: 915-534-5478 Fax: 915-532-5726
We are an agency that helps the families of those with mental illness. Volunteers are needed for clerical work, library assignments, assist facilitators with evening education classes, participate in health fairs and assist with grant writing research.
Odyssey Healthcare Center
Paso del Norte Children Development Center
7500 Viscount Ste- 83 El Paso, TX
Phone: 915-778-9058 e-mail email@example.com
Hospice is not a place; it’s a concept about the quality of life as it nears its end for the patients and their families and friends.Even when medicine cannot provide a cure, it can offer comfort, care and assistance that can help maintain a better quality of life for the patient. Hospice is based on the belief that through sensitive, appropriate care and the support of a caring community, terminally ill patients and their families can begin to prepare to face the inevitable challenges ahead. Volunteers can be used as companion sitters or assist with office support. Times are flexible and training will be provided.
1101 E. Shuster. El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-544-8484 Ext.: 140 Fax: 915-496-0751
This organization works helping people with disabilities through the Bowling Club and Horseback Riding Field Trips and swimming. Our mission is to provide comprehensive and innovative high quality services for children with special health care needs, and give support to their families, helping these kids to incorporate in our community and achieve their fullest potential. Volunteers will serve children with special needs and disabilities working or to be a college student in a related field.
Paso del Norte Civil Rights Project
2211 E. Missouri Suite 100, El Paso, TX 79903
Phone: 915-532-3799 ext. 14 FAX: 915-532-8892
We have volunteer and internship opportunities in the following areas:
1. Legal Interns: You can gain in-depth, practical legal experience while making a positive impact on real clients and cases. Our small office offers interns the opportunity to become directly involved in the broad range of legal and policy matters that come into our office. Interns will assist in conducting research, drafting pleadings and briefs, discovery and motion practice, and assisting with trials and appeals. Applicants must have a commitment to civil rights, social justice, and public interest law.
2. VAWA Intern: Help end domestic violence by volunteering with our VAWA Circuit Rider Program. Intern will conduct intakes, help VAWA applicants gather paperwork, and help applicants write their declarations. Intern must have good organizational skills and be able to communicate in Spanish. This is an excellent opportunity for students interested in attending law school.
3. Volunteer Translators: We are always looking for bilingual and multilingual people who can help us translate VAWA declarations from Spanish to English. Declarations usually range from 5-18 pages (hand written). Declarations are sent through e-mail so that the volunteer can work on the translations on their own time.
Paso del Norte Academy
711 N. Mesa El Paso, TX 79901
Phone: 915-532-7216 FAX: 915-532-2251Background check number: 915-298-5384
PDNA supports young adults to be as independent as possible as they make the transitions fro school to post secondary training, employment and adulthood. PDNA is looking for tutors and mentors in the fields of math, science, and English. UTEP students will be excellent role models for many students (152 are economically disadvantaged and 280 are students at risk). NOTE: Students need to do a background check. They can get it here at UTEP or call 915-298-5384.
Ramona Elementary School
351 Nichols El Paso, TX 79915
Phone: 915-434-7750 FAX: 915-772-8153 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers interested in donating time to our k-6 elementary school library would handle a variety of tasks such as: checking out books, working with classes, working with parents, and filing catalog cards. Volunteers hours between 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Reynolds House for Homeless and Children
Supervisor: Dorothy Truax
8023 San Jose, El Paso, TX. 79915
This organization provides shelter to homeless women and children. Volunteers are needed for organizing recreational activities, fund raising, tutoring, babysitting, sorting donations, and yard work.
Salvador Sanchez Middle School
321 N. Rio Vista Rd. El Paso, TX 79927
Phone: 915-937-5200 FAX: 915-859-6636
Help tutor at risk students in reading, math, science, writing, and social studies.
4100 Rio Bravo, Suite 311 El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-533-8229 FAX: 915-532-8161
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.sotx.org
Volunteers could assist in several areas, depending on their strengths, talents, and scheduling preferences. Possibilities include assisting in computer work, fund raising campaigns, working for special events, working as coaches or assistant coaches. Level of interaction with athletes depends on personal preference.
STARS (Sexual Trauma & Assault Response Services)
710 N. Campbell El Paso, TX 79902
Phone: 915-533-7700 FAX: 915-533-6727
STARS provide crisis intervention to victims of sexual violence in a hospital setting. Volunteers provide stability, reassurance, positive reenforcement, assist with focusing on immediate issues faced by patient/victim. Would like individuals who at least would like to devote 1 year to our program, volunteers pick their own shifts each month. Shifts are on an on-call basis. Any applying volunteers must attend a 32 hour training class (4 Saturdays). Will receive a certificate upon completion.
TAIP Treatment Center at Downtown and Ysleta
425 N. Kansas El Paso, TX 79901 or 8840 Alameda El Paso, TX 79915
Phone: 915-544-7933 Ext. 245 FAX: 915-351-9918
We welcome volunteers and students interns (Master’s Level/Counseling/Education & Guidance) who are in need of practicum hours. The duties involved in volunteer work are clerical, assisting counselors in various activities, and/or co-facilitating group sessions.(background check required)
Texas Youth Commission (El Paso Parole Office)
12451 Garment Rd. El Paso, TX. 79938
Phone: 915-857-9435 ext.15 FAX: 915-857-0689
Volunteers work directly with delinquent youth at the Schaffer House, which serves 24 delinquent youths, or doing administrative works at the parole office. At Schaffer House volunteers serve as tutors and mentors, lead recreation, conduct office interviews on clientele, do home/detention/school/, help with employment visits, participate in disciplinary hearings and take the residents on field trips. Volunteers must be committed for more than 60 hours minimum and a background check required.
Trinity First UMC
801 N Mesa St. El Paso Tx 79968
Contact Togo Railey
Food Pantry Ministry. This ministry gives food to the less fortunate people.
After school program for children needs volunteers to organize games, serve dinner and help as a tutor for them. This program is highly needed for low income children that don't have any parent's supervision after school.
The Miracle League of El Pas
7500 Wit Burges (PanderPark)-Agency Address
1312 Morgan Marie St. El Paso, TX 79936 -Mailig Address
Phone: 915-872-9249 FAX: 915-872-8549
This organization provides children with mental and/or physical challenges and is an opportunity to play baseball as a team member in an organized league. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work hands on with children with disabilities. Assisting players to play baseball. Pushing wheel chairs, catching ball and handing to player. Constant instructions and direction focused on the game of baseball. Any person volunteering with us should have a genuine desire to help here, no children accompanying them. Games are 1 1/2 hour and we could use them to be there 1/2 hour before each game, call first for orientation.
Therapeutic Horsemanship of El Paso
Supervisor: Karen Hunt
Phone: 915-877-4889: El_Paso_THEP@yahoo.com
THEP'S mission is to offer quality therapeutic horseback riding program and camps for individuals with mental, emotional and physical disabilities by implementing proven and effective techniques.
Visiting Nurse Association of El Paso
4171 N. Mesa Building D, Ste. 500, El Paso TX 79902
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 915-543-6240
Hospice volunteers provide a special type of care for our patients at VNA. Become a "Friendly Visitor" or provide a much-needed break for family members (respite). Students assigned, as Patient Care Volunteers will receive special hospice training and are encouraged to continue their relationship with the patient and family beyond the Praxis requirements.
Additional volunteer support may be given by assisting in the office with clerical tasks, Community Health fairs and event planning. Students will benefit from interaction with patients and learning about community outreach services. CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AND TB TEST ARE REQUIRED. Orientation and training sessions are ongoing. If you are interested in a volunteer opportunity that is both rewarding and meaningful please call us.
Ysleta Elementary School Library
8624 Dorbandt, El Paso TX 79907
Phone: 915-434-8950 Fax: 915-859-9311
Volunteers are needed to assist the supervisor with shelving, checking books in an out, reading out loud to students and other duties assigned.